I like to know if my rooster is sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shadow2010, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. shadow2010

    shadow2010 New Egg

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    My rooster was all black with a little color around his neck.one day i went out to check on them and my rooster has white growing in around his neck.he is not a yr old yet,will be in april.my profile photo is my rooster,if that can help.Thank you
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Could the white be new feathers growing in? New feathers come in as quills with a white sheath on them.
     
  3. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    I wouldn't worry if I were you. CMV is right. Probably just new feathers. Could you show us a picture? It doesn't look like you have an avatar.














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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Sounds like pin/blood feathers. If he sort of looks like a porcupine it's just new feathers growing in after the molt. Edited to :[​IMG]
     
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  5. shadow2010

    shadow2010 New Egg

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    Thank you all.I am new at at this so i was not to sure.[​IMG] and i am not sure on how to upload a photo to the post.happy to know he is not sick.
     

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